Meow Wolf Honors Indigenous People’s Day

Santa Fe’s Celebrated Arts & Entertainment Group to Host Public Supply Drive and Donate a Portion of Ticket Sales to the Denver Indian Center ~ DENVER, CO (October 4, 2021) – Meow Wolf announces its continued support of local Indigenous people with a donation of $1 for every ticket sold on Indigenous People’s Day, October […]

ALERT: 2F Ballot Measure Takes Away Housing Options

CGS wants you to know more about Measure 2F on November’s Ballot and how it may affect you ~ Denver residents will vote this November on a ballot measure that would repeal an ordinance passed overwhelmingly by the City Council to expand group living and to reform rules around residential care facilities.

Denver Public Library celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

A month-long celebration of fun events and programs ~ Denver, CO—September 2021—The Denver Public Library celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15. The library will celebrate all month long with special events both in-person and virtual. Additionally, the library is offering two newly designed, bilingual library cards in honor of Hispanic […]

The Future of Senior Living

Gone are the days of soggy vegetables and bingo. With improving standards and expectations, senior living has seen a world of improvement from what was the case years ago. Today, senior living communities can look more like an upscale hotel than what you may have considered them to be in the past! From the food […]

Colorado Addiction Treatment Center Launches Expansion Effort

Valley Hope’s Building Hope Parker Project will expand patient treatment capacity, and better help address Colorado’s addiction epidemic ~ Valley Hope will launch a $12 million expansion and renovation of its Parker residential drug and alcohol addiction treatment center on August 17. Valley Hope President and CEO Steve Knuth, Board Chair Tom Lolley and Senior Vice President […]

AARP Awards Four Colorado Organizations with Community Grants as Part of its Successful Nationwide Program

AARP Colorado announced four Colorado organizations will receive 2021 Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.2 million awarded among 244 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects to promote livable communities by improving housing, transportation, public spaces, civic engagement, and connection with family, friends, and neighbors with an emphasis on […]

Finding Your Perfect Match in Senior Housing

Navigating Life’s Transitions ~ By Rick Adler ~ Recently I sat down with a wife and husband of 60+ years who had just relocated from the Midwest to Colorado. “I knew we needed to move,” Sally confided, “but I just wasn’t ready, and then things seemed to happen so quickly.” Change of this order is […]

Butterfly Memorial Ceremony

Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care of greater Denver-an AccentCare company recently held a Butterfly Memorial at the Olinger Crown Hill-Pavilion of Reflection in Westminster where the lives of loved ones were remembered, honored and celebrated.

Annual Picnic for local SOAR Members & Rocky Flats Retirees

Westminster, CO – Former Rocky Flats workers and SOAR (Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees) members are invited to the annual SOAR picnic sponsored by Nuclear Care Partners. The picnic is being held on Saturday, August 7th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Elks Lodge Westminster Pavilion located at 3850 Elk Drive in Westminster, […]

Memory care residents, kids and staff to run “Olympic” games in Westminster

Memory care residents will join the Olympic fever when they kick off the international event with their own Olympic Torch Run and games. The final stretch of the relay and opening ceremony begin at 11 a.m., July 22 outside Greenridge Place, 7700 W. 101st Ave., Westminster. Residents, staff and local children will run, walk, or roll […]

Food Delivery Program Second Update

By Eric Gonzalez ~ We at Benefits in Action (BIA) hope you are doing well. For those of you who are regular subscribers to Prime Time for Seniors, you might remember that BIA started a Food Delivery Program in March to meet community need that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. We want to […]

Colorado Starts Nation’s First Catalytic Converter Anti-Theft Program

AAA, law enforcement join in first-of-its kind partnership to fight car, catalytic converter theft ~ SHERIDAN, Colo. (July 1, 2021)  – AAA Colorado has joined with the Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Authority (CATPA) and other key state and law enforcement partners in a first-of-its-kind partnership to give Coloradans free devices to stop automotive theft.  Car theft and […]

How To Stay Independent and Mobile in Retirement

By Judith Crosson ~ Reaching Older Adult Drivers Program ~ Retirement gives us a chance to do the things we have always wanted to do; see the people we want to see and visit places we love. Sometimes during this wonderful time issues crop up. For some, health problems may make daily activities more difficult. […]

Healthy And Livable Communities: A Good Place For All Generations

“Healthy aging is the development and maintenance of optimal mental, social, and physical well-being and function in older adults. This will most likely be achieved when communities are safe, promote health and well-being and use health services and community programs to prevent or minimize disease.”  —West Virginia Rural Healthy Aging Network

We Are the “Silver Tsunami”

By Barbara Ziegler, senior living in Jefferson County ~ There is a crisis coming our way and most people are unaware. In 1917, an article in the Denver Post warned about a “Silver Tsunami” a name” used by experts to describe the population of aging boomers expected to double by 2030.” The National Investment Center […]

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